French toast bread pudding

French toast bread pudding

This French toast spin on traditional bread pudding is sure to make your mornings a little sweeter.


  • 6 eggs
  • 2 2/3 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 400 g brioche loaf , cut in 1/2-in. cubes


  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp 2% milk
  • 2 tbsp butter , softened
  • assorted berries , (optional)


  • Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 325F. Lightly butter a 9 x 13-in. baking dish.
  • Whisk eggs with milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and salt in a bowl.
  • Arrange bread in prepared dish. Pour in milk mixture and submerge bread.
  • Bake, uncovered, until pudding is set in centre when jiggled, about 1 hr. Transfer to a rack to cool slightly.
  • To make glaze, combine maple syrup and milk in a small bowl and microwave on high heat for 5 sec, then whisk in butter until smooth. Drizzle over pudding just before serving. Scatter berries overtop. Bread pudding can be kept refrigerated and covered up to 3 days.

Kitchen Tip

Day-old bread works best for bread puddings, but if you don’t have any, cut fresh bread into 1/2-in. cubes and toast in a 325F oven until just dry, 6 to 8 min.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 272,
  • Protein
  • 9 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 375 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin b12

Originally published in the Today’s Parent July/August 2019 issue. Photo by Carmen Cheung.


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